Hazel

One other way that I manage my space on my SSD is through a program called Hazel. I am sure there is probably an equivalent on the Windows side, but I think this program really is fantastic. It is an automation program that allows you to set rules that can be followed. For example, it will scan my Downloads folder and delete any file that is 2 weeks old. This way, I do not have to manually clean that folder. I can have it take a general Documents folder and sort files that are put into it by type (or other attributes), so I do not have to worry about finding the right place to save the file, it will just save it where it's supposed to be. Heck, it will even automatically empty the trash for me if I do not do so over a period of time.

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garfi3ld replied the topic: #21004 19 Nov 2011 04:35
A little mac advice from our soon to be PC convert
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L0rdG1gabyt3 replied the topic: #21006 19 Nov 2011 06:56
Very nice writeup. Even though the hdd in my MacBook Pro is a 500GB, I think I'm going to check out some of these programs to make sure every thing is running nice.

Thanks!
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chadkirchner replied the topic: #21017 20 Nov 2011 08:08
Not necessarily a convert Wes; a Mac will always be my day-to-day machine. But if I want to game, I need a PC. And if I want to write more for your audience I need a PC. That's all. :)
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olorinpc replied the topic: #21050 22 Nov 2011 09:47
heh, well it is good timing on this writeup as I am working on my first mod project which will also be a hackintosh build . Wouldn't call myself a Mac convert, but a new challenge is always fun :)

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